St. Mary’s is the parish church of Peldon, a village south of Colchester, Essex.

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The Friends of St. Mary’s (Registered Charity 1114809) fundraises for repairs, restoration work and improvements to this Grade 1 listed building, for it to continue as a place of worship and a community venue for use by all.

Since 2006 the Friends has raised over £50,000 for such work, but more fundraising is needed to help get this building into good order for the next generation. We intend to do just that, and enjoy ourselves along the way!

Find out what we’ve achieved and How you can support us.

News From the Friends of St Mary’s Peldon


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Next event: Peldon Village Fete & Craft Fayre – More details

We are delighted to be back this year with this, our blockbuster event, to be held on Saturday 18th June, 11am to 4pm, at Lodge Lane, Peldon. . More details will be listed in posters and leaflets nearer the time. In summary, there will be plenty of entertainment, crafts, games, food & drink and childrens’ […]

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Next event – ‘Slava! Slava!’ – Last Call

Quire Phoenix presents a programme of readings, poems, paintings and lots of songs – songs from the Carribbean, South African chants, American spirituals. . Bill Tamblyn has arranged 10 Ukrainian Songs – SLAVIA! UKRAINA ! including the famous Carol of the Bells by Ukrainian composer Leonotovich – specially for this concert. . Do come – […]

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